Damon Arnold

Damon Arnold

Multimedia Journalist/Weekend Anchor

Damon is a multimedia journalist and weekend anchor at WALB. He joined the WALB team in June 2017. Damon was born in Columbia, Missouri and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. He is a proud alumnus of the illustrious Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, where he graduated magna cum laude from the School of Journalism & Graphic Communication. Damon has studied under the Nieman Fellows at Harvard University, interned with WFLA News Channel 8 in Tampa, Florida, Capital Outlook Newspaper in Tallahassee, Florida, as well as a staff writer for HBCU Buzz based out of Washington D.C. While in college he was the lead anchor of the university’s news station FAMU News 20 at Five. At the same time, he fulfilled the role of editor-in-chief of the school’s newspaper, The Famuan. Damon is also a member of the Omicron Gamma Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Fraternity Inc. Damon fell in love with journalism long before he was aware of it. As a pre-teen he made it his life’s mission to tell on his siblings before they could tell on him. Damon enjoys traveling, community service, eating and being the best example to his six siblings as possible. He welcomes feedback and looks forward to getting to know the South Georgia Community.

Recent Articles by Damon

  'I’m tired of sellout leadership’: Third HBCU forum sends message to city leaders about controversial bill

  Best Friends Humane Society’s ‘Catpalozza’ in full swing

  Coffee and Commerce kicks-off in Moultrie

  Moultrie residents pleased with road project

  Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in Lowndes Co.

  ‘Open Studio Day’ provides free artistic opportunity in Colquitt County

Arlington names interim police chief

New positions to come with Colquitt Co. 2019-2020 fiscal budget

  Do you know the signs of heatstroke and heat exhaustion?

  Moultrie to invest in MPD If successful in opioid lawsuit

  3-year-old Janiyah Brooks’ family speaks out

House of You customers shocked by armed robbery

  Albany Civic Center reveals new basketball court

  HBCU advocates fight Senate Bill 278

  Albany investigates illegal dumping to enforce fines

  Ga. Senator wants Second Harvest of Albany to leave

  Cook Co. law enforcement breaks up meth ring that used Bibles

  Aunt and niece to graduate high school together

  First 'Community Night’ on financial literacy held at Albany Civil Rights Institute

Worth County High School welcomes new principal

Meet and greet held for Colquitt Co. High School Football Coach

  Arlington resident in fear of safety due to crime

  Deer crashes into South GA store, leaves out other door

  Gopher Tortoise Day comes to life

  Atlanta Falcons host youth football camp

  Arlington Police Dept. fully staffed

  Two businesses open back to back in downtown Moultrie

  Keep Colquitt Co. beautiful seeks volunteers

  Illegal animal dumping adds to over-populated shelters in Moultrie

  Corn-hole tournament takes over Southwest Georgia